The University of Warwick (Warwick) received its Royal Charter in 1965. Warwick is a member of the Russell Group, focused on research and interdisciplinary academia. In 2007, Warwick was permitted to award its own medical degrees for its over 400 medical students enrolled at the Warwick Medical School. Warwick has 29 academic departments and 50 research centers and institutes. Warwick's campus is located in the area of the City of Coventry and borders the County of Warwickshire.
Mobius strip ties liquid crystal in knots to produce tomorrow's materials and photonic devices
University of Warwick scientists have shown how to tie knots in liquid crystals using a miniature Möbius strip made from silica particles.
Motorised microscopic matchsticks move in water with sense of direction
(Phys.org) —Chemists, physicists and computer scientists at the University of Warwick have come together to devise a new powerful and very versatile way of controlling the speed and direction of motion of microscopic structures ...
Consumers unwilling to pay premium create challenges for food companies
Food companies face the challenge of consumers not willing to pay a premium for high standards, a new report The Long and the Short of It has found.
Technique to improve high precision and nanotechnology surface measurement
(Phys.org) —A University of Warwick scientist has conceived a new method to improve the measurement of the surfaces of components essential for use in high-precision and nanotechnology applications.
Innovation rains supreme as entrepreneur reinvents the umbrella
An entrepreneur whose Eureka moment came at last year's wet and windy Grand National has reinvented the umbrella with the help of WMG at the University of Warwick.
Apple Pay could have been here 15 years ago if it wasn't for boardroom egos
Squabbling and a lack of compromise among collaborating dominant industry groups has stunted the growth of mobile payment according to Pinar Ozcan, an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at Warwick Business School, ...
Wikipedia's early stock market warning signs
(Phys.org) —Wikipedia could have been used as early warning signs of stock market movements, according to a new study. Researchers led by Dr Suzy Moat, Senior Research Fellow at Warwick Business School, found that changes ...
Next generation of bioplastics could be made from trees
A research project led by Biome Bioplastics, aided by research conducted by the University of Warwick's Centre for Biotechnology and Biorefining, has demonstrated the feasibility of extracting organic chemicals from lignin ...
Hottest days in some parts of Europe have warmed four times more than the global average
Some of the hottest days and coldest nights in parts of Europe have warmed more than four times the global average change since 1950, according to a new paper by researchers from the Grantham Research Institute on Climate ...
Study ranks social contacts by job and social group in bid to fight infectious diseases
In the light of Novel Corona Virus, concerns over H7N9 Influenza in S.E. Asia, and more familiar infections such as measles and seasonal influenza, it is as important as ever to be able to predict and understand how infections ...